Description Job Title: BA4-WCR Ref data management Location: Noida Grade: BA4 A brief about the role: · Ensure the integrity of the data used for the derivation of Risk, Finance and Treasury metrics and internal and external reporting · Reconcile Risk, Finance and Treasury base data with authoritative data sources to ensure completeness and accuracy. · Identify data quality issues to be investigated and resolved, and perform root cause analysis · Monitor data quality and set up effective data quality MI to inform internal and external stakeholders. · Produce of operational metrics to enable the successful oversight of the data provided to RFT and the performance of the Data Operations Function by senior management · Maintain reference data sets for Risk, Finance and Treasury, establishing controls and operational standards, to ensure consistency and robust governance. Your Role · Perform key data validation activities required by RFT by engaging with multiple upstream and downstream internal stakeholders. · Develop operating procedures to define and improve the function’s processes. · Subject matter expert in the data flow from upstream and into the RFT systems - understanding the different intersections and the importance of the different data elements to RFT consumers Responsible for operational management of daily deliverables: § Review Data Quality exceptions § Perform and oversee performance of daily validations and reconciliations. § Investigate root causes of data quality issues. § Maintain RFT owned datasets and ensure consistency across RFT applications. · Specific to SAS-GCR, the role requires the incumbent to provide live support to business users with regards to preparation of Reference Data and Regression testing of upstream data changes, · Perform Data and Functional Gap Analysis (by comparing the current system / data model design) for new reports and liaises with technology / development team where changes are needed · Support reference data and regression testing; Maintain Reference data · Ensure adherence to and compliance with governance, risk policies, procedures and compliance policies · Ensure any data quality gap is overcome by means of effective dialogue with internal and external team members. · Engage with technology and business operations functions as required to identify root causes. · Produce daily Data Quality MI and contribute to the improvement of the end-to-end controls. · Monitor and escalate critical or major issues to appropriate forums. · Drive continuous improvement of processes through own efforts and create that mindset in the team. Essential Skills · Degree and relevant experience within comparable banking environment, preferably in control roles within Risk, Finance or Treasury · SAS BI Tool knowledge including OLAP Studio, InfoMap Studio, WRS etc; Knowledge of SAS Macros; Expertise in Ms- Excel; Advanced SAS certifications; Statistical knowledge; Understanding of Basel guidelines; Regression testing; Understanding of Regulatory Reporting for finance · Proven ability to work under pressure and balance priorities to meet tight deadlines. · Demonstrated experience operating validations controls and investigating breaks and exceptions. · Excellent understanding of front to back system architecture and E2E processes and controls within Barclays. · Excellent team player with the ability to also work independently when required. · Ability to work on a matrix structure reporting to heads in London, New York and India. · Proven ability to adapt to an evolving operating model and to actively participate in its development Desirable Skills · Proven ability to steer solutions, building processes based on strong understanding of the infrastructure in place (BI and BUK). · Passionate about continuous improvements, and using their network of contacts to both improve their personal and team performance, identify areas for process improvement and ensure successful delivery of projects. · Proven ability to network and build rapport and credibility quickly with a variety of key stakeholders (FO, Ops Senior Management, IT). · Strong analytical skills required to perform complex analysis on the volumes and process flow to identify the root cause. · Able to pay attention to detail and demonstrate awareness of internal controls · Ability to cope with change and very tight deadlines. · Strong/Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to clearly articulate complicated issues to management and other impacted areas and ensure timely resolution of breaks and issues. · Additional desired skills are: § Understanding of BI and BUK products. § Understanding of Risk, Finance or Treasury processes. About Us Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns. For further information on EVP, please click on the link below https://now.barclays.com/WCP/content/intranet/en/functions/operations-and-technology/global-service-centre/EVP.html Risk and Control Objective All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards. 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